PROVERBS WITH THE TITLE : "reputation"
A good name is better than riches.
it means that:
A good name is sooner lost than won.
A good name keeps its luster in the dark.
An ill wound is cured, not an ill name.
Common fame is seldom to blame
He that has an ill name is half hanged.
He that lies down with dogs must rise up with fleas.
If you throw mud enough, some of it will stick.
A bad man is better than a bad name.